Of Interest In the News – Surprise Out-of Network Bills and the U.S. Preventive Task Force Becomes Controversial

In an article in Time (3/7 Sweetland Edwards) there is a discussion about the failure of the Affordable Care Act to stop patients from receiving “surprise” bills from their medical providers for services provided. These surprises result from people going to a medical facility, which is in their Network but having some service, provided by [...]

A Hallmark Moment For Private Medical Insurers – The Impact of the Affordable Care Act

We have just reached a red letter moment in the area of medical insurance. The provision of the Affordable Care Act that requires medical insurers to spend 80% of the consumers’ premium dollars they collect—85% for large group insurers—on actual medical care rather than overhead, marketing expenses and profit just kicked in to effect. This [...]

By |2011-12-04T10:32:15-05:00December 4th, 2011|Advanced Prostate Cancer, Financial, Politics of Cancer, Uncategorized|0 Comments